Minneapolis Newswire

Minneapolis Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Minneapolis, MN.

Results 1 - 20 of 101 for "u:minnlawyer.com" in Minneapolis, MN

  1. Breaking the Ice: Fire, explosion investigations benefit workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Minnesota Lawyer

    For Liz Burnett, principal at Robins Kaplan, going to the scenes of fires and explosions is an "invigorating and energizing" part of her national product liability defense practice. "It's much easier then to put yourself in the place of the judge or the jury and explain to them what happened, explain how the dynamics of an explosion or a fire might have worked and then how the parties are not culpable for causing that," Burnett said.

    Comment?

  2. names 2018 Attorneys of the YearRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Minnesota Lawyer

    It's that most wonderful time of the year - the announcement of the Minnesota Lawyer Attorneys of the Year and the special category of Outstanding Service to the Profession. We thank the members of our panel who selected the honorees from a host of nominations and gave close attention to each one.

    Comment?

  3. Bar Buzz: Ellison forms transition groupRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison last week announced the 36 members of his transition advisory committee and unveiled a new transition website. The transition advisory committee is co-chaired by Richard Allyn and Sarah Catherine Walker.

    Comment?

  4. Bar Buzz: ACLU to honor Eric JanusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Professor Eric Janus of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law will receive the 22nd annual Earl Larson Award this week from the ACLU of Minnesota. The Earl Larson Award, named for the U.S. District Court judge who was one of the founders of the ACLU of Minnesota, is presented to an attorney who has shown a lifelong commitment to justice and civil liberties work.

    Comment?

  5. Jacob Frey launches pro bono eviction defense effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announces the More Representation Minneapolis initiative on Nov. 14. Behind Frey, from left, are Tom Walsh, executive director of the Volunteer Lawyers Network; Clint Conner, a partner at Dorsey Whitney; Gina Robinson, a client representative to the Volunteer Lawyers Network's Housing Committee; and Luke Grundman, managing housing attorney with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid.

    Comment?

  6. Democrats take back state House, Republicans keep SenateRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt has conceded that Democrats will take back control of the chamber, while Republicans won a high-stakes special election to keep control of the Minnesota Senate. Daudt told The Associated Press that Republicans will lose the majority in the House after Democrats flipped more than a dozen suburban districts.

    Comment?

  7. 's guide to a savage attorney general raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Describing the attorney general as the state's chief of law enforcement is no Doug Wardlow invention. But is it accurate, at least as outlined in Minnesota's statutes and constitution? According to financial disclosure reports, Ellison has out-raised Wardlow for the year-but his momentum appears to be slowing.

    Comment?

  8. Breaking the Ice: Combining private investment, public incentives in rewarding practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Lara Page enjoys forging public and private partnerships to advance affordable housing, renewable energy, construction and other projects as a partner and attorney in the tax credit finance incentive group at Stinson Leonard Street.Page's past projects include the redevelopment of the Pillsbury A Mill on Minneapolis' riverfront and the former Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul. "I still do a lot of affordable housing work in the Twin Cities and otherwise," Page said.

    Comment?

  9. Why Merchant & Gould moved out of iconic IDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    The updated technology infrastructure at Fifth Street Towers helped to lure Merchant & Gould across downtown Minneapolis into a smaller, but more efficient office floorplan. The intellectual property law firm will move next summer into 40,246 square feet of space on the 21st and 22nd floors of the two-building complex at 150 Fifth St. S., according to a press release from the Twin Cities office of Cushman & Wakefield.

    Comment?

  10. Filing: Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison says ex-wife abused himRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Divorce records for Keith Ellison, who is fending off an allegation of abuse from an ex-girlfriend, contain no allegations that the Minnesota congressman physically abused his ex-wife. But Ellison said in a 2015 filing that Kim Ellison repeatedly hit him during their 25-year marriage.

    Comment?

  11. Harvard admissions suit likely headed to Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    The group suing Harvard for discriminating against Asian-Americans in the admissions process insists it is focused on the treatment of applicants at a single college and that "the future of affirmative action is not on trial here," as lead attorney Adam Mortara declared in his opening salvo Monday. But the grilling of Dean of Admissions William Fitzsimmons in court on Tuesday suggests that the plaintiff - Students for Fair Admissions, or SFFA, led by longtime affirmative action opponent Edward Blum - is taking a different tack.

    Comment?

  12. Breaking the Ice: Science, law merge in food-borne illness practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Ryan Osterholm's food-borne illness litigation practice combines his "medical family background" and long-time interest in the law. Majoring in political science fueled an interest in legal issues dating to Osterholm's youth.

    Comment?

  13. Diversity & Inclusion: Judge Jeffrey BryanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Bryan's work for that cause began at Yale Law School when he had a summer job with Texas Rural Aid representing migrant workers. And it continues today in his role as a Ramsey County District Court judge.

    Comment?

  14. Diversity & Inclusion: Bryan BrowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Bryan Browning knows what it is like to be a bit of a rarity in the legal profession. He's a Hispanic attorney in a profession still lacking in diversity, and he works as a commercial and products litigator with a specialized expertise in fire and explosions. 1 comment

  15. Noor faces April 1 trial date in woman's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Prosecutors can use a former Minneapolis police officer's psychological records against him when he goes on trial next year for fatally shooting an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911, a judge ruled Thursday. Hennepin County District Judge Kathryn Quaintance set a trial date of April 1 after finding that there is probable cause for the criminal case to proceed against Mohamed Noor.

    Comment?

  16. Judicial Branch dedicates web page to Noor caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Because of overwhelming interest in the trial of Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, the Minnesota Judicial Branch has created a webpage where all public documents related to the case can be accessed. It is online at

    Comment?

  17. Bankruptcy court OKs settlement for clergy sex abuse victimsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved a reorganization plan for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis that will compensate victims of clergy sex abuse. The archdiocese filed for bankruptcy in 2015, two years after the Minnesota Legislature opened a three-year window that allowed people who had been sexually abused in the past to sue for damages.

    Comment?

  18. Prosecutors in Minneapolis to review Liu sexual assault caseRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Minneapolis police have finished their initial investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu and have turned the case over to prosecutors for possible charges, prosecutors announced Thursday. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said his office will review the evidence and make a charging decision.

    Comment?

  19. As expose book rolls out, Michelle MacDonald's suit stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    By the time Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald's defamation suit commences in Ramsey County District Court, the defendants will have released a book divulging new details about her alleged role in covering up two Lakeville children's 2013 disappearance. "The Girls Are Gone," by writers Michael Brodkorb and Allison Mann, is scheduled for release on Oct. 23 on the Minneapolis-based Wise Ink Creative Publishing imprint.

    Comment?

  20. Breaking the Ice: Human aspect of employment law adds appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Jenni Ives' employment law practice involves learning the unique aspects of various businesses and using her expertise in conducting internal investigations to examine sexual harassment and other claims. "It's a way to understand people and what drives their relationships with other people, co-workers, their bosses and their relationship to their work," Ives said.

    Comment?

Minneapolis Job Listings
View or post Minneapolis job listings on Topix.
Minneapolis Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Minneapolis from Topix.
Minneapolis Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Minneapolis on Topix.